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High School Field Hockey, Soccer Set for Playoffs

The girls soccer team earned a first-round bye and will play its first match Tuesday.

The MPSSAA playoffs are set for several local high school sports teams. The state field hockey tournament is underway, while soccer kicks off Thursday. Meanwhile, cross country runners had their championship earlier this week. 

Here's a look at what's happening for the local teams in each sport. 

GIRLS SOCCER

Arundel earned the number one seed in the east region of the MPSSAA Class 4A state soccer tournament. 

The Lady Wildcats earned a first-round bye and will play Tuesday against the winner between Great Mills and North County. 

Arundel finished with just one loss in the regular season, after falling 3-0 to South River on Tuesday. South River earned the second seed in the east bracket, and the two teams could face each other in the regional final. 

Old Mill also got a first-round bye and will host Glen Burnie at 5 p.m. Friday. Meade will host Severna Park Thursday. 

BOYS SOCCER

Arundel is the 12 seed in the Class 4A East region, and will travel to Chesapeake for its opening game Friday at 5 p.m. 

Meade will host Old Mill in an opening game Thursday at 5 p.m.

FIELD HOCKEY

Arundel earned a first round bye and the 5th seed in the Class 4A east region. The team will travel to Severna Park on Thursday for a second-round match. 

Old Mill earned the 3rd seed in the north region and will host Glen Burnie Thursday. Meade earned the 7th seed in the north region and will play Thursday at Dulaney. 

CROSS COUNTRY 

The Anne Arundel County Cross Country Championships took place this week. Here's a look at some top local finishers. (See the full results at runningmaryland.org.)

  • Karen Eliot, Arundel High. 3rd in girls 5k. (22:46.40)
  • Mallorie Beckner, Arundel High. 15th in girls 5k. (24:28.40)
  • Zach Brecheen, Old Mill High. 21st in boys 5k. (20:03.70)
  • Jonathan Werner, Old Mill High, 22nd in boys 5k. (20:04.90)

VOLLEYBALL

The playoff bracket for volleyball will be announced on Monday. Expect Arundel to secure a top seed. 

Jenni Pompi October 25, 2012 at 11:58 PM
What a great photo!

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